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Our career arborists have a passion for the industry assuring customers the finest in quality work and safety.

Michael Roche

MichaelOwner - President - Certified Arborist
Michael has worked with trees for all of his adult life.

Michael graduated from the University of Vermont with a degree in Forestry in 1982, and began working in the field right after. Other than a short hiatus in the mid-1980's, Michael has been an arborist for over 35 years, and is regarded as on of the most knowledgable tree care providers in the state of Vermont.

Michael became partner of Vermont Arborists in 1988, and sole owner in 1990. He is Certified by the International Society of Arborists, is a Vermont Certified Pesticide Applicator and is a member of the Tree Care Industry Association. He occasionally writes for Tree Care Industry Magazine where he researches and writes technical tree care articles or writes about his experiences in the field. An experienced climber and machinery operator, Michael now spends most of his days running the company. His major tasks are talking to clients about how to make their trees and property look their best, organizing schedules, and finding the best people for the company.


Andy Book

Andy BookClimber - Certified Arborist
Andy obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont in Forestry in 2007, and has been working in the tree care industry for the past 11 years.  

While working for a small, family owned company in Massachusetts, Andy learned various aspects of arboriculture including tree climbing, cabling and bracing, pruning, hazardous removals, equipment operation, shrub pruning, planting, and Integrated Pest Management. He has his Massachusetts Pesticide Applicators license (36408), is an ISA Certified Arborist (NE-6771A), as well as a Massachusetts Certified Arborist (2467).  


Aaron Jensen


Aaron is our newest Certified Arborist.  He has his EHAP training and has a CDL, and is comfortable with all aspects of climbing, cabling, pruning, and operations.  He is highly trained in hazardous removals and a trusted member of our team.

Our Work

Photos from some of our most interesting and challenging projects.

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